BOISE, ID--(Marketwire - Oct 1, 2012) - US Ecology, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ECOL) today declared that stockholders of record on October 12, 2012 will receive a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share, payable on October 19, 2012.
The Company currently has 18.3 million shares outstanding and estimates that approximately $3.3 million in cash will be paid out for the declared quarterly dividend. The Company has paid quarterly dividends continuously since 2005. The Company's current annual dividend yield approximates 3.4%.
About US Ecology, Inc.
US Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides radioactive, hazardous, PCB and non-hazardous industrial waste management and recycling services to commercial and government entities, such as refineries and chemical production facilities, manufacturers, electric utilities, steel mills, medical and academic institutions and waste brokers. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, the Company is one of the oldest radioactive and hazardous waste services companies in the North America.